MSMR - To Release "Fantasy" 18th November
TO RELEASE ‘FANTASY’ NOVEMBER 18TH
UK TOUR DATES IN NOVEMBER
DEBUT ALBUM: ‘SECONDHAND RAPTURE’ OUT NOW
‘Secondhand Rapture revolves around deep, thunderous rumblings, celestial twinkling, foggy shrouds, and the sweet clarity of a pastel dawn’ - Pitchfork
Noir-Pop New Yorkers MS MR are set to release their new single ‘Fantasy’ on November 11th 2013. A limited edition 10” vinyl format will accompany the release showcasing an exclusive recording of LCD Soundsystem’s ‘Dance Yrself Clean’, plus ‘Fantasy’ remixes from Xaphoon Jones and Nicita. The band have also just been announced to perform on popular evening talk show ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ October 2nd which will air across the NBC network.
Following on from their critically acclaimed debut album Secondhand Rapture, ‘Fantasy’ is a huge rush of cinematic electronic pop, written and produced by the band and mixed by Tom Elmhirst (Adele, Amy Winehouse). It follows MS MR’s summer anthem ‘Think of You’ which was B-Listed at Radio 1 and once again won over tastemakers with a blog worthy RAC remix taking the number 1 spots across HypeM charts. The duo also recently announced a European Tour for November including UK dates kicking off at The (O2) Shepherds Bush Empire. Tickets can be purchased right now.
The band have been widely recognised for their use of self-created visuals to work alongside their music via tumblr, photography and video. Their music has been used by a diverse range of other media from the trailer for the series of ‘Game of Thrones’ (over 20 million views so far) to key catwalks across the globe. Meanwhile their acclaimed live show’s have taken them around the world including headline shows and festival dates like their recent electric set on the John Peel Stage at Glastonbury, with Prince Harry in attendance, and theirsold out show at The Electric Ballroom. MS MR recently made their network television debut stateside on The David Letterman show delivering a powerful performance of ‘Hurricane’.
5th LONDON Shepherds Bush Empire http://kililive.seetickets.com
16th BRIGHTON The Old Market www.seetickets.com
17th BRISTOL Trinity www.alt-tickets.co.uk
18th NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms www.alt-tickets.co.uk
20th GLASGOW Oran Mor www.ticketmaster.co.uk
21st LEEDS Cockpit www.lunatickets.co.uk
23rd DUBLIN The Academy www.ticketmaster.ie
24th MANCHESTER Academy 2 www.gigsandtours.com
25th OXFORD Academy 2 http://kililive.seetickets.com
26th NORWICH The Waterfront http://kililive.seetickets.com
For further information, please contact Imran.Malik@sonymusic.com